Written By: Lydia Ramsey
Are there rules for managing these messages and being a professional and polite user of electronic mail? There are, but not everyone has gotten the word. It’s time to brush up on your email etiquette so you avoid email mistakes.
You return to your office from an afternoon meeting and decide to check e-mail. An hour later, having downloaded your messages, selecting those you should read, deleting the ones that look like junk, crafting replies to the most important ones, filing others that you want to work on later, you wonder where your day went. It was like that when you arrived at work this morning, and tomorrow promises to be no different
What is this e-mail explosion? Was there a point in time when the entire world decided to use the Internet as their business communication tool of choice? Are there rules for managing these messages and being a professional and polite user of electronic mail? There are, but not everyone has gotten the word. So now be the time to brush up on your email etiquette so you avoid email mistakes.
Your e-mail is as much a part of your professional image as the clothes you wear, the postal letters you write (assuming you still do), the greeting on your voice mail and the handshake you offer. If you want to impress on every front and build positive business relationships, pay attention to your e-mail etiquette and steer clear of these top twelve e-mail mistakes:
E-mail makes everything easier and faster including making a powerful business impression and establishing positive professional relationships. The businessperson who uses the technology effectively and appropriately will see the results of that effort reflected in the bottom line.
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